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Seven Hills’ SHARP, Jr. Summer Program for rising 2-4 grade students.

The SHARP, Jr. Summer Program offers students from historically underrepresented communities a clearer path to the opportunities available at independent schools and has expanded to include younger elementary students. One of the best Cincinnati-area private schools offers SHARP, Jr., five daytime sessions with exciting, age-appropriate programming for students entering grades 2-4.

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SHARP, Jr. Summer Program Eligibility

Students must be entering grades 2-4 and considering applying to a local independent school such as Seven Hills.

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The SHARP, Jr. 2024 Summer Session includes five daytime classes from June 24 to June 28 at The Seven Hills School, Hillsdale Campus. The summer program hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Class DatesLocation
-June 24, 2024
-June 25, 2024
-June 26, 2024
-June 27, 2024
-June 28, 2024
The Seven Hills School
Hillsdale Campus
5400 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH 45227

SHARP, Jr. Summer Program Student Objectives

  • Meet and work with the enthusiastic, caring elementary school faculty.
  • Embrace “learning through play,” engaging in exciting, hands-on activities, and exploring ideas across various topics such as science, technology, design thinking, and the arts.
  • Engage in fun and challenging hands-on learning activities across subject areas.
  • Explore Seven Hills’ arts and athletics programs.
  • Meet current students and alums.
  • Newly admitted students will prepare for life at Seven Hills: refresher lessons in various subjects, technology orientation, and opportunities to explore new classrooms before the first day of school.

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Registration Deadline and Cost

The SHARP, Jr. summer session fee is $200. Registration for the SHARP, Jr. 2024 summer session is due by June 15, though early registration is encouraged as spaces are limited.


Please refer to the registration form and student application for additional information. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Seven Hills at [email protected] or 513-728-2400 or Meredith Brown, SHARP, Jr. Coordinator, at [email protected] or 513-728-2454.

About The Seven Hills School

The Seven Hills School is a private school that offers choices for preschool/early childhood education, elementary school, middle school, and high school. The school has two campuses – one in Madisonville and one in Walnut Hills.

The Seven Hills School has been named to the Advanced Placement School Honor Roll, earning a Platinum distinction. Under the leadership of Chris Garten, Head of School (Superintendent), ranks The Seven Hills School as the number one college prep school in the Cincinnati area.

Students at The Seven Hills School experience a fulfilling and enriching learning environment. Review the staff directory and school board to learn more about the employees’ credentials and the school’s vision.

The average class size is 15 students, with a 9:1 student-teacher ratio. The Seven Hills School students hail from more than 60 ZIP codes in the greater Cincinnati area. Students of color comprise 39 percent of the school’s population.

The Seven Hills School has championship-caliber athletic facilities and a new Schiff Performing Arts Center. About 80 percent of students participate in athletics.

The upper (high school) and middle (junior high) schools feature more than 40 extracurricular clubs and after-school activities. Activities range in focus from mock trials to community service, Science Olympiad, anime, and sports broadcasting.

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